Transforming Lives & Communities Together


Supporting Adults With Developmental Differences

Thirty men and women with intellectual and developmental differences--aka disabilities--have chosen to live in one of our five homes in Holland, Michigan. Our residential and community living specialists provide needed supports within the context of a safe and nurturing Christian community. As a ministry, we and our community have been richly blessed by and are grateful for the love and gifts which our sisters and brothers in Christ freely and joyfully share.

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Lakeshore Little People's Place

While the parents are away, the kids are at play—at the reading station—at prayer—and just exploring God’s world in a bundle of ways. Safe. Nurturing. Loving. It’s what this childcare ministry is all about and HDC helps support it

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Buen Pastor Ministries

Migrant families have some added challenges in life, and Buen Pastor focuses on some unique early childhood programs for migrant children and their families. HDC is on the board to support and be a part of this community.

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What Deacons Are Called To Do . . . You Might Be Surprised!
"The church does not simply have deacons but is by its very nature and calling a diaconate—that is, a community created by the triune God to be a servant people in the world."  (Diakonia Remixed report to Synod 2013) According to Christian Reformed Church Order, Deacons are responsible for much more than collecting offerings and overseeing the benevolence fund (See 2016 Form for Ordination). Changes made to CRC Church Order at Synod 2015 include, among other things, an emphasis on two areas in particular: ...
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Our Call to Stand With Refugees
World Refugee Day is on Tuesday, June 20 this year. Let’s join together to call our lawmakers and send a powerful message: "We Welcome Refugees!" World Relief, the humanitarian arm of the National Association of Evangelicals, has developed a very simple and user-friendly way for you to share this message with your elected representatives at The following post was written by Carol Bremer-Bennett, Director for World Renew-US, and can be found here on World Renew's website. I was raised in a Dutch immigrant family. I sat in church pews twice every Sunday with my parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles. As one family, we learned of God’s...